Tag Archives: Apostle Paul

Walk In a Worthy Manner

Ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Forgive? – 3

*Pastor’s Note: This is a continuation as part of this weeks Body Ministry category which is an article adapted from Cecil E. Sherman’s Formation Commentary on Matthew. There are a couple of things that I have not kept in the … Continue reading

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Philemon Verses 21-25

Philemon 1:21-25, Having confidence in your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say. But, meanwhile, also prepare a guest room for me, for I trust that through your prayers I shall be … Continue reading

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Philemon Verses 17-20

Philemon 1:17-20, If then you count me as a partner, receive him as you would me. But if he has wronged you or owes anything, put that on my account. I, Paul, am writing with my own hand. I will … Continue reading

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Philemon Verses 14-16

Philemon 1:14-16, But without your consent I wanted to do nothing, that your good deed might not be by compulsion, as it were, but voluntary. For perhaps he departed for a while for this purpose, that you might receive him … Continue reading

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Philemon Verses 12-13

Philemon 1:12-13, I am sending him back. You therefore receive him, that is, my own heart, whom I wished to keep with me, that on your behalf he might minister to me in my chains for the gospel. If you … Continue reading

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Philemon Verses 10-11

Philemon 1:10-11, I appeal to you for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten while in my chains, who once was unprofitable to you, but now is profitable to you and to me. As we have seen in the few … Continue reading

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Philemon Verses 8-9

Philemon 1:8-9, Therefore, though I might be very bold in Christ to command you what is fitting, yet for love’s sake I rather appeal to you—being such a one as Paul, the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus … Continue reading

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Philemon Verses 4-7

Philemon 1:4-7, I thank my God, making mention of you always in my prayers, hearing of your love and faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the saints, that the sharing of your faith may become effective by … Continue reading

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Philemon Introduction & Verses 1-3

I have read Philemon so many times and because it is such a short letter, it is so easy to skim over what is really important about the letter. Many times we look at something like this letter and right … Continue reading

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No “Off the Grid” In God’s Kingdom

A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment. – Proverbs 18:1. For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one … Continue reading

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Let Your Light Shine!

“No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a vessel or puts it under a bed, but sets it on a lampstand, that those who enter may see the light.” – Luke 8:16 (Also Mark 4:21-22). As … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day – C.H. Spurgeon – 2/22/2022

For 2-22-2022: Paul always looked back with amazement when he recalled God’s grace to him, the chief of sinners, who so persecuted the Church. Our gratitude and love to God can sadly be limited by our failure to realize how … Continue reading

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Character, Nature and Attributes of God – 4

*Pastor’s Note: These lessons will be Scripture “heavy,” and though I am forewarning you I cannot apologize because it is the Word of God that brings things into the light. Remember that the Word says in the mouth of two … Continue reading

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Jude Verses 17-19

Jude 1:17-19, “But you, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ: how they told you that there would be mockers in the last time who would walk according to their own … Continue reading

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It Is The Gift From God

Ephesians 2:8-9, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.” These two verses probably are the most concise verses on salvation … Continue reading

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Watchman

*Pastor’s Note: I had someone ask me recently about what a watchman was and the role of a watchman especially in our day and age. This is what I put together for them and I hope it clarifies at least … Continue reading

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Limitations of Knowledge

*Pastor’s Note: This is one of the articles I wrote and posted in my very first forum in the mid 90s soon after my first go at a website. The forum offered a more interactive approach with members participating. I … Continue reading

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Our Awesome God! – 2

Part Two: Okay, moving on from Part One where we were talking about Darwin’s false theory of evolution. Now, as a scientific fact, due to fossil records and such (I know some “Christians” even dispute this), for instance, it has … Continue reading

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Our Awesome God! – 1

Part One: So many of you that have followed my teaching know that I speak so often about becoming more intimate with our Heavenly Father. To some of you this may seem like a cliché or even some form of … Continue reading

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